A vibrant citrus with surprising floral notes, herbs, and a warm amber base.
Vibrant, sparkling, transportive: This scent was created by Tom Ford to capture the cool breezes, sparkling clear water, and lush foliage of the Italian Riviera. His modern reinvention of a classic eau de cologne leaves a splashy yet substantive impression.
Key Notes: Tunisian Neroli, Italian Bergamot, Sicilian Lemon, winter, yellow mandarin, orange flower, lavender
Fragrance inspiration: The cool breezes, sparkling clear water and lush foliage of the Italian Riviera
Bottle inspiration: The sleek architectural look of a chess piece
How To Use
On clean skin, spray fragrance once or twice on desired areas.
Do not rub the fragrance on skin, as this will alter how the fragrance develops.
“Portofino has always been a magical place for me. There are few cities in the world that evoke such strong emotions and memories. The sounds, sights and smells of the city are so poignant. I tried to capture this in the scent.” —Tom Ford
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